La Chambonie tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Chambonie: highlights and tourist information

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La Chambonie is situated in the Loire department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the eastern-center of France at 61 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Chambonie is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 12 km and Courpiere at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chambonie, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Chambonie in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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Map of places to visit near La Chambonie

Markets in and near La Chambonie

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (8km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (20km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (20km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (22km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (29km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (30km)
  • Billom: market Monday (32km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about La Chambonie, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Chambonie, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Chambonie.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (20km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (42km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (26km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chambonie

Canton: Noirétable

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42440

Distance to La Chambonie

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 353 km

from Strasbourg: 437 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Chambonie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chamba, La Cote-en-Couzan, La Renaudie, Le Brugeron, Saint-Jean-la-Vetre and Vollore-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter La Chambonie